Sunday April 07, 1985

US date format: 4/7/1985, UK date format: 7/4/1985

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 7, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include KC Concepcion and Saad Lamjarred. In that special week of April people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins. In UK Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Arjun, directed by Rahul Rawail, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985 while Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mussolini and I. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Konami's Ping Pong or Heart of Africa.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
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Events

  • New Jersey Generals' Hershel Walker runs for USFL record 233 yards.
  • 14th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Alice Miller.
  • Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declares a moratorium on the deployment of middle-range missiles in Europe.

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Arjun

Arjun

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Sunny Deol, Dimple Kapadia, Raj Kiran, Anupam Kher

Moving Violations

Moving Violations

Directed by: Neal Israel

Starring: John Murray, Jennifer Tilly, James Keach, Brian Backer

Crime Wave

Crime Wave

Directed by: John Paizs

Starring: Eva Kovacs, John Paizs, Darrell Baran, Jeffrey Owen Madden

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Biff Yeager, Kristi Somers, Richard Blade, Ian Michael Giatti

Country: United States of America

Alamo Bay

Alamo Bay

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Ho Nguyen, Donald Moffat

TV Series

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Mussolini and I

Mussolini and I

Directed by: Alberto Negrin

Half Nelson

Half Nelson

Directed by: Ryan Fleck

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

Starring: James Burke

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

End of Empire

End of Empire

Days to next April 07

If April 07, 1985 is your birthday you're 35 years, 5 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 18 days.
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Books

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Moses The Kitten by James Herriot

Moses The Kitten

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A tiny, bedraggled kitty is found tucked beside a frozen pond, and nursed back to health on a nearby farm. But when he is fit enough to join the other animals,

The Lonely Silver Rain by John D. MacDonald

The Lonely Silver Rain

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From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Lonely Silver Rain is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

The Abandonment Of The Jews by David S. Wyman

The Abandonment Of The Jews

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The Abandonment of the Jews received enormous critical and commercial attention when it was first released in 1984, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for five weeks as well

Mindbend by Robin Cook

Mindbend

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Future doctor Adam Schonberg loved his wife. That was why he took a job with the giant drug firm Arolen, for the money he needed for their coming baby.His

Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell

Son Of The Morning Star

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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dread Dragon Droom

Dread Dragon Droom

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Archimedes, Risc PC

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Humberside

Konami's Ping Pong

Konami's Ping Pong

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Famicom Disk System, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

Platform: Amiga; Commodore 64; Apple II; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction

Heart of Africa

Heart of Africa

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bounder

Bounder

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, Commodore 16 / Plus/4

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics


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